Exploring Policy Alternatives for Reducing Single-Occupancy Vehicle Use Among Denver International Airport Employees

Date: August 2023 - December 2023
Student Researchers: Robin Adams, Mykayla Marek, Jessica Allen, Aislinn Droski, Garrett Fardon, Lucas Fox, Ethan Greene, Hogan Henz, Allie McGahee, Lucy O’Sullivan, John Piccirillo, Allison Redmon, Destiny Robertson, Jason Schaefer, Halden Schnal, Olivia Simard, Blake Wedekind Editors: Robin Adams, Mykayla Marek Faculty Advisor:

Associate Professor Manish Shirgaokar

During the fall of 2023, University of Colorado Denver students in the Master of Urban and Regional Planning (MURP) program graduate elective course URPL 6560 Transit, Pedestrian, and Bicycle Planning partnered with the Denver International Airport (DEN) Mobility Plan Working Group, Regional Transportation District (RTD), and the Denver Regional Council of Governments (DRCOG) for their term project. 

The goal of this project was to identify opportunities for DEN employees to reduce SOV travel to work. Students worked in three teams to identify best practices in the industry as they relate to employee commute transportation mode shifts; the target market of employees that would benefit from specific types of programs or strategies; and the programmatic strategies, focusing on infrastructure and technology improvements needed for incentivizing travel mode shifts amongst DEN employees.

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